Accession A1974-0027 - University of Toronto. Department of Astronomy

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UTA 0031-A1974-0027


University of Toronto. Department of Astronomy


  • [ca. 1884] -1953 (Creation)

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1.82 m of textual and graphic records (15 boxes plus photos)

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Contains administrative files, particularly those of Clarence Augustus Chant (ca. 1905-1953); personal records of Chant (ca. 1884-1950) including the manuscript of his autobiography; records on the opening and specifications of the David Dunlap Observatory, and correspondence and reports relating to the Observatory (ca. 1906-1936); includes photographs, primarily of the observatory.

This accession has been divided into 4 series;
SERIES I: Correspondence
SERIES II: Clarence Augustus Chant, Personal
SERIES III: David Dunlap Observatory
SERIES IV: Photographs

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Access to University records is restricted under the Province of Ontario's Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). Personal information contained in these records is subject to certain conditions under the Act. Please speak with an Archivist for more information.

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A1974-0027/001 - /016, /001P - /002P

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